Storthes Hall Estates and Facilities Records
Includes records relating to the history of the Storthes Hall estate, photographs of the hospital, maps and plans of the site and documents concerning the development of the site after its closure.
  • STH/2/1

    Last Will and Testament of Richard Horsfall (Photocopies) Item

    (1730-1731) 1995
    Photocopied will dated 17 Feb 1730. Horsfall made another Will on 16 Mar 1730 and was dead by 30 Sep 1731. Includes probate record. Copies ordered by University of Huddersfield Archives from the University of York’s Borthwick Institute of Historical Research.
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  • STH/2/10

    ‘Development Proposal, Storthes Hall Hospital, Kirkburton – Yorkshire’. Item

    nd [1987]
    Proposal for a new village on the site of Storthes Hall produced for the Huddersfield Health Authority, Community and Mental Health Unit by Dyke Brothers (Lakes) Ltd. Includes photographs and illustrations.
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  • STH/2/11

    List of Plans of the Storthes Hall Hospital Buildings Item

    nd [c2000]
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  • STH/2/12

    Architectural Plan, ‘Storthes Hall Asylum, Kirkburton near Huddersfield’, ‘Epileptic Blocks 1 & 2, Male Side.’ Item

    Nov 1929
    Plans of the ground floor, scale 1 inch to 8 feet, showing proposed additions of a verandah and ‘sanitary accommodation.’ Includes later annotations.
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    Architectural Plan, ‘Storthes Hall Group. Hospital Management Committee, Modernisation Programme.’ Item

    nd [c1920s]
    Architectural Plans of Ground and First Floor, scale 1 inch to 8 feet, drawing no.H1. Produced by the Storthes Hall Works Department, Male Ward No.5. Includes later annotations (1980s?).
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  • STH/2/14

    Map of Storthes Hall Hospital Site Item

    nd [c1950s]
    Arial map printed with ward numbers, residences, farm, mortuary and sports ground marked.
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  • STH/2/15

    Storthes Hall Hospital Plan Item

    An oversized plan of Storthes Hall Hospital, Huddersfield. Scale 1:1250.
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    Booklet, ‘Some Historical Records on the Mansion Hospital and Storthes Hall Hospital, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire’ Item

    Apr 1985
    By Douglas A Spencer, consultant psychiatrist.
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  • STH/2/3

    Photocopy of Postcard of Storthes Hall Asylum Item

    nd (?1919) [c1990]
    Black and white photographic image. Hand-written message on reverse.
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    Set of Postcards of Storthes Hall Item

    nd [c1920s]
    Sheet of red card holding 12 photographic postcards, 4 of which have become detached, headed 'Set of Postcards, 19'. The postcards are of the entrance gates, the main hospital, the admissions hospital, main hospital corridor, engine room, main hospital kitchen, recreation hall, a ward day room, a ward dining room, a ward dormitory and two of the laundry room.
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